Noah Rosenberg

Noah Rosenberg is Narratively’s founder, CEO and editor-in-chief. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, and his writing, photography and documentary films have also been published by The Wall Street Journal, GQ, Salon and New York magazine, among other outlets.

Stories By Noah Rosenberg


Mission Impossible: Finding the Perfect Name for My Kid

A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.


A Girl and Her (Extremely Patient and Unnaturally Photogenic) Best Friend

Desperately Seeking Rooftop View

Ryan Kailath lives far from his beloved mountains of Northern California. Yet, he still finds a way to be on top of the world.

A Dusty Journal and a Ticket to History

Twenty-eight years, a $440 million stadium and cheering crowds might beautify a country, but it can't rewrite history completely.

All Strung Out: My Thankless, Chaotic Life as a Newspaper Stringer

Inside the high-octane, all-guts-no-glory existence of journalism's unsung heroes.

Kickstarting a Cure

Twenty-five million Americans struggle with rare, debilitating diseases. One pioneering doctor is crowdfunding their hope.

Where cats roll dice and drink milk from paper bags

For a second I feared my cat would end up in the wrong end of an alley between crap games and can concealers, but then something happened.

Vive Le Castle

A middle-class interloper spends an evening hobnobbing with billionaire philanthropists and B-list royalty at a benefit for an opulent European palace.

Culture Warriors

As New York’s vanguards of classical music struggle to retain relevancy, a new generation of innovators steps forward to fill the void.